Books & Literature
A comic book to boost forces' morale in Kashmir

The 2001 attack on the Srinagar airport is the subject of the 10th illustrated comic book brought out by the CRPF, aimed at boosting the morale of the paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

Akshay Kumar launches book on 'Veerappan'

Actor Akshay Kumar, says he was honoured to launch a book written by IPS officer K. Vijay Kumar on executed bandit Veerappan.

The man and his mission: Many facets of India's 'Metro Man'

Title: India's Railway Man; Author: Rajendra B. Aklekar; Publisher: Rupa; Price: Rs 295; Pages: 253

Of mysteries, love and junk

Flick through highlights of speculative reasons of most foul murders and most unfortunate deaths in the country, read the love story of a girl who is yet to decide whether her upcoming wedding is the right thing to do or if she has to look at the other option. Also, read about how to finally let go of stuff that is holding you back.

Islamabad Literature Festival starts on Friday

The fifth Islamabad Literary Festival (ILF) is set to begin on Friday to celebrate and analyse 70 years of literature in Pakistan, the media reported on Thursday.

Government-RBI tango that set the stage for note ban

Book: Dialogue of the Deaf: The Government and the RBI; Author: T.C.A. Srinivasa Raghavan, Publisher: Tranquebar; Pages 290; Price Rs 599

When righting news reports, get it write

I just spelled a word so badly that even autocorrect was like, "Sorry, man, I got nothin'".

A world of good news: Countries that overcame major problems

Title: The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline; Author: Jonathan Tepperman; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; Pages: 320; Price: Rs 499

A classic on meditation

Title: A Million Thoughts; Author: Om Swami; Publisher: Jaico; Pages: 334; Price: Rs 350.

The incredible journey from Dalip Rana to The Great Khali

Book: The Man Who Became Khali; Author: Dalip Singh Rana with Vinit K Bansal; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 250; Pages: 178

Novel set in WW-II era launched in Capital

A haunting novel of love, passion and betrayal, set in the Second World War era with a thematic reference to Indias freedom struggle was launched in the Capital on Monday evening.

Power and its practitioners: A witty but disturbing look (Book Review)

Title: Nothing but a Circus - Misadventures Among the Powerful; Author: Daniel Levin; Publisher: Allen Lane/Penguin Random House, UK; Pages: 208; Price: Rs 699

Riveting narration of ISRO's climb from Kerala fishing village to Mars

Book: ISRO - A Personal History; Author: R. Aravamudan, with Gita Aravamudan; Publisher: Harper Collins; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 399

Booking a contribution to Indian letters: A publisher's story

Title: Pages from My Life; Author: Subhash Sethi; Publisher: Viva Books Private Ltd; Pages: 233; Price: Rs 495

Odd people and what we owe to them Agartala book fair: Over 300 poets to recite on weekend Celebrated Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma dead An Everest mystery, ideas for the future, and writing skills Taj Literature Festival postponed due to elections Lifetime achievement award for publisher K.P.R. Nair Urdu poet, lyricist Naqsh Lyallpuri dead Lifting the veil over BJP's digital army Poet Jacob Polley wins 2016 T.S. Eliot Prize The recipe for looking good? Eat well Bottling up feelings no solution to any problem (Book Review) Pakistan's existential crisis: Toxic legacies and structural weaknesses (Book Review) 'Standing on an Apple Box': Family beyond reel life, sans controversy A quest for wisdom across the ages and around the world (Book Review) Vivekananda, travel adventures and contemporary India A man born of the soil returns to the soil (Book Review) A 'spirited' history of the British empire and its 'high' legacy Age-old fables, wise suggestions, exploring sexuality Lost in Terror: Voices of many women, penned by one Love lessons from the great philosophers Bad guys, teen woes, Karma ( Books This Weekend) Mumbai's glorious past pre-dates Portuguese-era: Expert Of loot, massacres and exploitation: The legacy of the Raj (Book Review) Book on black money launched in Delhi Love in different age Kohinoor wasn't gifted but looted by British, say authors Books to read in upcoming year 'Walking with Nanak' conscious attempt to humanise the saint: Author Haroon Khalid The sad finale to Ramayana An ode to life at the turn of the previous century (Book Review)
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